Efficiency @ Work

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A brief presentation on how to make the most of your working hours

Efficiency @ Work

  1. 1. Efficiency @ Work<br />By <br />Itee Sood<br />
  2. 2. Personal Efficiency<br />
  3. 3. Prioritize<br />Make a To Do List<br />Get the most difficult task out of the way<br />
  4. 4. Give IM a Break <br />Walk up & discuss<br />Send email/ Call<br />Perhaps a chat would be better<br />Respect DnD Status<br />
  5. 5. Get a grip on e-mail<br />Don’t write long emails<br />Check and respond to emails every two hours <br />Respond when necessary.<br />Drop the 'OK' & 'Thanks' emails<br />Write subject correctly <br />
  6. 6. Heed the four Ds<br />Do , Delegate, Decrease, Drop<br />Create a to-do list each night<br />
  7. 7. Set mini deadlines<br />Break your task into activities<br />Give deadlines for these activities<br />
  8. 8. Project Management<br />
  9. 9. Get the brief right<br />The purpose of the task<br />Target Audience<br />Results benchmark<br />Expectations from you <br />
  10. 10. Brainstorm<br />Open your mind<br /> Think of the desired results <br /> Plan to achieve those results<br />Always take written notes<br />
  11. 11. Plan<br />Plan resources & time<br /> Leverage existing resources <br /> Keep practical buffer<br /> in deadlines<br />Delegate<br />
  12. 12. Execute<br />Research Extensively<br />Don’t sit on problems<br />Complete one task at a time<br />
  13. 13. Assess Results <br />Assess if results meet the benchmark<br />Revisit<br />Make notes for future<br />
  14. 14. Grow as you GO!<br />
  15. 15. Work on your Weaknesses <br />Do self Analysis/<br />Identify weak areas <br />Improve verbal & <br />written communication <br />Make plan to develop expertise<br /> in weak areas <br />
  16. 16. Stay on top of the latest <br />Befriend the Internet<br />Follow thought leaders in <br />your field of work<br />Stay on top of latest trends /<br />best practices<br />
  17. 17. Thankyou<br />

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